[a]And then shall [b]that wicked man be revealed, (A)whom the Lord shall [c]consume with the [d]Spirit of his mouth, and shall abolish with the brightness of his coming,

[e]Even him whose coming is by the effectual working of Satan, with all power, and signs, and [f]lying wonders,

10 And in all deceivableness of unrighteousness, among them that perish, because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Thessalonians 2:8 That wickedness shall at length be detected by the word of the Lord, and utterly be abolished by Christ’s coming.
  2. 2 Thessalonians 2:8 Word for word, that lawless fellow: that is to say, he that shall tread God’s law clean underfoot.
  3. 2 Thessalonians 2:8 Bring to nought.
  4. 2 Thessalonians 2:8 With his word: for the true Ministers of the word are as a mouth, whereby the Lord breatheth out that mighty and everlasting word, which shall break his enemies in sunder, as it were an iron rod.
  5. 2 Thessalonians 2:9 He foretelleth that Satan will bestow all his might and power, and use all false miracles that he can to establish that seat, and that with great success, because the wickedness of the world doeth so deserve it: yet so, that only the unfaithful shall perish through his deceit.
  6. 2 Thessalonians 2:9 Which are partly false, and partly wrought to establish a falsehood.